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Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Job Growth

There were 106,400 jobs in Barnstable Town, Massachusetts in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 119,210 employed persons for the month. Barnstable Town added 400 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 463 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Barnstable Town job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 106,400 +400 +2,200
CPS 119,210 +463 +3,025

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Barnstable Town as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Barnstable Town, Massachusetts

CES employment for Barnstable Town peaked in July 2016 at 108,200. Since then 1,800 jobs have been lost in Barnstable Town according to the employer survey. From a trough of 106,000 in October 2016, Barnstable Town has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 129,014 for Barnstable Town in April 2004. 9,804 jobs have been lost in Barnstable Town since then according to the household survey. From a May 2011 low of 109,675, Barnstable Town has added 9,535 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 106,400 400 119,210 463
October 2016 106,000 -900 118,747 126
September 2016 106,900 -1,200 118,621 318
August 2016 108,100 -100 118,303 566
July 2016 108,200 1,000 117,737 599
June 2016 107,200 1,100 117,138 -490
May 2016 106,100 -200 117,628 -1,143
April 2016 106,300 800 118,771 275
March 2016 105,500 500 118,496 428
February 2016 105,000 -100 118,068 697
January 2016 105,100 400 117,371 1,162
December 2015 104,700 500 116,209 24